Batu Gong Beach is located about 15 km north of Kendari city. Batu refers to ‘Batu’ and ‘Gong’ refers to a big stone that voiced a Gong (the Java music instrument) voice if the seawater has hit it. Batu Gong Beach has white sandy that can not missed it if we visit Southeast Sulawesi. It can reach by public transportation or personal vehicle. if the seawater hit the stone then it make a sound like gong. Batu Gong Beach has white sandy and Coastal location is not too close from the settlement makes this beach atmosphere was more quiet and natural. This beach directly faces into the Banda Sea. While on the other side, Nipanipa mountainous array proudly stand.
For most people, play on the edge of a sloping beach while listening to the pounding of the waves, it is interesting. Indonesia appears to have many beautiful beaches. The beach is gently sloping and sandy white shape. Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi province, for example, also has a number of attractive tourist beaches and deserved pride. One of them is Batu Gong beach. For the people of Kendari, Pantai Batu Gong has become the main alternative to get the location of cheap recreation. Therefore, not surprisingly, the holiday season long, this beach unending domestic tourists visited. While on regular holidays, this beach has become the main prey community Kendari city for family recreation events. Practically interesting and worthy of pride, because if you visit a bay on the tip of a white sandy beach, you will hear the distinctive voices that sounded like a gong sound people. Gong sound is not generated from a gong is beaten man, but from the sound of waves pounding into the wall of a cliff on the beach. Pounding waves that then produces a sound like a gong. To reach the beach, located in the Village District Lalonggaluku Sampara, it was not difficult. That’s because many land transportation facilities that could be used Kendari city community. The journey that can be taken 40-50 minutes with an average speed of 70-80 kilometers / hour of private vehicles. Whereas if you use a chartered vehicle, the rent reaches 60,000.
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